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BISHOP OF MACAU
Bishop Stephen Lee Bun Sang, was born on 10 November 1956 in Hong Kong. He was baptized as a Catholic on 24 July 1976 at St. Margaret's Church in Hong Kong. He then went to England for his university studies in architecture for 5 years. In 1978, he joined Opus Dei Prelature in London as Numeracy member. He returned to Hong Kong in 1982 and started to work as an architect. In 1984, he entered the international seminary of Opus Dei Prelature in Rome for is studies in Philosophy and Theology.
The Catholic Diocese of Macau was erected on 23 January 1576 by Pope Gregory XIII through the Bull super Specula Militantis Ecclesiae, the first diocese created in the Far East in modern times. The earliest diocese in the Far East – the archdioceseof Beijing – was erected in China in the year 1307, during the reign of the Yuan Emperor Chengzong.....